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Gastrocnemius Muscle Tear
I tore my Gastrocnemius muscle and I was just wondering about how long it would take before I could have full mobility of my leg again?
That hurts!!: If it's for sure that muscle, then a few weeks. You'll know because it will be feeling a lot better, especially when you stand on your toes.When it's feeling a little better, very gentle stretching will help it heal without getting too stiff. if you tore it way down by your heel, the tendon may be involved and that will need more care. Tendons heal more slowly. Motrin and icing will help too. ...Read more
It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more
Is there any relation between the blood flow in the gastrocnemius muscle and the digestive system?
What are signs a loculated cyst in the insertion are of the medial head of the gastrocnemius muscle the knee is getting worse?
Mass/Cyst: You may be developing a ganglion cyst, or a Baker's cyst. It is difficult to tell from your description, but if it is a fluid filled cyst, it is most likely a Gangion. If your MRI (which I am assuming you have had as you know the cyst is 'loculated') shows a solid mass, you must seek medical attention for a possible excision or biopsy for a proper dianosis ...Read more
Conservative: Most gastrocnemius muscle strains are treated non operatively with protected weightbearing and temporary immobilization. The factor deficiency doesn't change the plan but increases the risk of bleeding or hematoma. If it swells a lot you may need factor treatments to control bleedeing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Muscle tear heel: Sure a muscle tear after 7 months can be painful due to many reasons. One is scar tissue may have formed. A nerve entrapement may have occur such as baxters nerve compression. Sometimes no physical therapy after it being healed can cause intermittent pain. Finally your condition might have been a surgical case, hence conservative measures may have not healed the tear. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Prolotherapy: Though controversial to some doctors, and elective to insurance companies, some people and their physicians swear by injections to muscle tears using inflammation-triggering agents to promote a healing specified scarring response. Prolotherapy and related sclerotherapy techniques include plasma-rich platelet injections. Musculoskeletal ultrasound can help target injection sites specifically. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When u pull a muscle tear and it heals does it heal with new muscle tissue. If no y when u weight train it heals with new muscle but not with injury?
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